November 2023 - Lion's Roar
Mingyur Rinpoche on Transforming Fear into Joy. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a master meditation teacher and best-selling author. In an exclusive interview, he tells us how he overcame his crippling anxiety and how we too can transform our fear into joy. Also, in this issue, Mingyur Rinpoche will offer an original teaching on the true nature of mind. Mind is open, luminous, and aware, he says, and when we recognize that, we find liberation.
Was the Buddha Autistic? Buddhist practices and teachings can help people with autism navigate challenges, connect with others, and cultivate calm. Four Buddhists with autism on how the dharma has changed their lives.
Into the Digital Veil Meditation spaces are popping up in virtual reality, but can VR really deepen a contemplative practice? Ross Nervig dons a headset and explores the promise and peril of mesmerizing worldscapes.
The Zen of Jane Hirshfield When we live in the liminal state, the place of listening, of not knowing, then everything draws near to us, becomes kin. In this profile, Noelle Oxenhandler shines a light on the words and wordlessness of the renowned American poet Jane Hirshfield.